Dec 27, 2007

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The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security. -- Tom Paine

2 comments:

OFAC said...

Smart guy. Too bad nobody's proposing an end to formal government these days.

Oh waitaminnut...

engineer of knowledge said...

Hello History Mike,
What a prolific quote. Makes one wonder where have all of our leaders gone? … Or is that the title of a book?